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September 19, 2017
Frogs in Minnesota, across U.S. dying from disease
September 19, 2017 - 7:59pm
September 17, 2017
t11.9.08 Sam Cook -- cookDUFF1116c1 -- On Sunday night of the opening weekend of Minnesota's firearms deer season, the Dufner family gathered in a wall tent west of Togo. Tending the grill were (from left) Jim Dufner of Zimmerman, Minn.; Brian Dufner of Hopkins, Minn.; and Mark Dufner of Grand Rapids. This was the last year in the tent for their parents and uncles' generation, including Duffy Dufner of Grand Rapids, Dennis Dufner of St. Joseph, Minn., and Charlie Dufner of Hendersonville, N.C.
Working toward a better deer herd
September 17, 2017 - 3:38pm
September 10, 2017
Lawrence Taylor of Austin, Texas, took this black bear in the Floodwood areas on opening day of Minnesota's bear season, Sept. 1. He is a friend of Rob Parrott of Saginaw and has hunted with Parrott for the past 14 years. Rob Parrott photo
DNR: Minnesota bear harvest down a bit, and that's good
September 10, 2017 - 6:30am
August 27, 2017
A contented black bear grazes on grass near Cloquet, Minn., in this trail-camera photo by Sean Hall of Cloquet. Hunters will be looking for big bears like this one when the 2017 seasons open Sept. 1 in Minnesota and on Sept. 6 in Wisconsin. Sean Hall photo
Bear hunters looking for another good season this fall
August 27, 2017 - 6:00am
August 20, 2017
Spencer Wesche (left) waits to record data as MacKenzie Mullin measures the diameter of a white cedar on the Fond du Lac Reservation on Aug. 15, 2017. The two are involved in a study to determine what food is available for elk if the species is reintroduced into Carlton and southern St. Louis counties. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Researchers finding ample elk habitat in areas near Duluth
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 9, 2017
According to a recent study, U.S. cats' and dogs' consumption of meat and other animal products is a big climate cost. (Kevin Tanaka/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Scientists tally the environmental impact of feeding meat to our cats and dogs. It's huge
August 9, 2017 - 11:30am
August 4, 2017
t06.28.05  Justin Hayworth    mugCOOK  Mug shot of Sam Cook, outdoor reporter.
Pup tent: On the trail with the yellow dog
August 4, 2017 - 9:02am
August 3, 2017
Granite Park Chalet in Glacier National Park, as seen in the 1980s. Photo by Bert Gildart.
The true story of 2 fatal grizzly bear attacks that changed our relationship with wildlife
August 3, 2017 - 11:03am
A Golden-winged Warbler sits on a small perch in the early morning sun for a dramatic portrait.
U.S. bird report shows progress
August 3, 2017 - 8:24am
August 1, 2017
Appeals court backs wolves' endangered status, but it may be short-lived
August 1, 2017 - 6:10pm
July 23, 2017
A kitten is held by its rescuer, Josh Nelson, a security guard at Black Bear Casino Resort, after it was discovered tucked away in a car's frame last week. (Submitted photo)
Kitten takes a gamble, beats the odds
July 23, 2017 - 4:43pm
July 16, 2017
Minnesota grouse drumming counts up 57 percent
July 16, 2017 - 7:08am
July 14, 2017
A leopard cub nurses from a lioness known as Nosikitok in Tanzania's Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Courtesy of Panthera.
Awww. A wild lioness is photographed nursing a baby leopard.
July 14, 2017 - 8:53am
June 26, 2017
A moose is seen with a tracking collar in May 2013 in Northeastern Minnesota. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Parasites, infections, wolves taking toll on northeast MN moose
June 26, 2017 - 8:22pm
June 22, 2017
A grizzly bear roams through the Hayden Valley in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, U.S. on May 18, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart/File Photo
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
June 22, 2017 - 9:24pm